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metabolism (Breakdown) begins in the stomach-females have less gastric alcohol dehydrogenase in the stomach;more is available in the small intestine.
especially fatty foods, as alcohol is lipid soluble (fat soluble), the fat will absorb it! Fatty foods will absorb some alcohol.
strong emotions will speed up digestive processes.
TYPE of BEVERAGE:
distilled liquor/spirits have the fastest absorption rate; beer and wine have the slowest. Carbonation, however, allows for faster absorption.
- BODY TYPE:
muscle tissue absorbs FASTER than fat-men have more muscle mass than women, so there is more alcohol available to go into small intestine and blood.